UMANA Illinois Branch Meeting April 7

April 7th, 2013

"Field Museum Collections Inside and Out: X-ray computed tomography applied to cultural Heritage".

When: Sunday April 7 2013 at 2 PM
Where: A. Montgomery Ward Hall
The Field Museum'1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Parking: Complimentary parking in the West Lot limited to the first 40 preregistered vehicles.

The largest collection of ancient mummies in the Americas is at the Field Museum in Chicago. A CT scan, in three dimensions, allows researchers an unparalleled look at what lies within the ornate 3,000 year old coffins. The CT scans have helped determine sex, age and cause of death of the mummies. They also provide details about mummification techniques and burial objects.

Refreshments will be served.

UMANA Members/students $10
UMANA Guests $20

Includes general admission to the Museum.

RSVP by March 31 by calling UMANA at (773)-278-6262 or emailing:

Space is limited to the first 100 registrants.

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